Rookie Brice Garnett started with an eagle and shot a 4-under 66 on Friday to reach 7-under 133 for a one-stroke lead over Chris Stroud (64) and Robert Streb (68) at the PGA tournament at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas.
Adam Scott, playing as No. 1 in the world for the first time at the course called Hogan's Alley, had birdies on three of his last seven holes for a 68 to get to 1 under. He has made the cut in his last 34 PGA Tour events, the longest active streak. Matt Kuchar (70), ranked No. 4 in the world, had a chance to move to the top with a victory. But he missed the cut by a stroke at 2-over 142.
Champions Tour: Tom Watson shot a 3-under 68 for a share of the lead in the Senior PGA Championship with fellow Hall of Famer Bernhard Langer, Colin Montgomerie and three other players at Benton Harbor, Michigan. The 64-year-old Watson, playing alongside Langer and Montgomerie, had five birdies and a double bogey -- on the par-4 12th -- to reach 4-under 138 after two rounds at Harbor Shores.
LPGA Tour: Catriona Matthew shot a 5-under 67 at the Airbus LPGA Classic to take a one-stroke advantage over Charley Hull (67) into the weekend at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail's Crossings Course in Mobile, Alabama.
European Tour: Ireland's Shane Lowry birdied his final two holes for a 2-under 70 and a share of lead at 10-under 134 with Denmark's Thomas Bjorn (even-par 72) after the second round of the BMW PGA Championship on Wentworth's West Course in Virginia Water, England. Luke Donald (67), the winner of the European Tour's flagship event in 2011 and 2012, was four strokes back along with Rafa Cabrera-Bello (67). Rory McIlroy (71) was another stroke back along with Henrik Stenson (71) and former Fry's.com Open winner Jonas Blixt (71).